undercook

verb un·der·cook \ ˌən-dər-ˈku̇k \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of undercook

undercooked; undercooking; undercooks
: to cook insufficiently or less than thoroughly
  • The kitchen badly undercooked a nicely conceived plate of grilled petrale sole fillets surrounded by potatoes and zucchini.
  • —Harvey Steiman

undercooked

play \ˌən-dər-ˈku̇kt\ adjective
    • a serving of undercooked chicken

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1598

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